Having trouble opening .torrent extension? Don't panic! This page explains what torrent files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open torrent files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a TORRENT file?
Torrent file extension has BitTorrent file type, developed by BitTorrent, which is associated with the "misc files" category.
Commonly used by BitTorrent, the file provides metadata for the content that is being distributed, such as file name, size, etc. Users may download a variety of file types with BitTorrent, including music, movies, video games, and more.
BitTorrent downloads are commonly divided throughout numerous nodes in order to reduce the bandwidth, which is used by the server, and increase the download time.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
How to open TORRENT file?
Double click the torrent file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .torrent extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.
Method 1: Fix file association errors
Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the torrent extension associations' problem in no time:
- Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
- Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
- Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the torrent file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.
Programs that open TORRENT files
Method 3: Use universal file viewer
In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the torrent file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.